JACKSON, Miss– Former Ole Miss football star and current New York Giants Quarterback Eli Manning and BankPlus presented a $627,000 check to Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital Thursday.
The money is a collection of fees from specially marked debit cards. Card carriers elect for a BankPlus card that has the Blair E. Batson logo on it. The card comes with a $12 annual fee, which is donated to the hospital, along with five cents of every purchase on that card.
“I’ve had a relationship with the hospital for about eleven years now,” says Manning, “it is always good to come back and see the progress. I’m excited to be here.”
Here’s the video from the ceremony:
And here’s the video with the media Q/A with Eli Manning after the ceremony: